Monthly Archives: November 2013

La Residence & Villas – Trip report by Kate

Yes, of course -  as I knew it would be – La Residence  in the Cape Winelands is in a class of its own. The place is absolutely stunning even on a cold wettish, winter’s day – so I can just imagine how lovely it is in summer. The Singita Grumeti of the Cape Winelands… [...]

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Cape Town day tours – Off the Beaten track

As well as all the common-or-garden Cape Town day tours such as city and Table Mountain tours, winelands tours and tours of the Cape Peninsula, we also try to cater for a variety of interests. (If you have a very specific interest, discuss your needs with us and we will source a specialist guide for [...]

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What to do in Cape Town – Cape Argus Cycle Tour

Aswell as enjoying hiking, I am also a keen cyclist even though you might not know if from looking at me. (I am no Chris Froome lookalike in terms of shape.) Every year I enter one of Cape Town’s best sporting events, the Cape Argus Cycle Tour and I’ve just completed my entry for next [...]

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Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda or Uganda

There can be few more moving experiences than meeting the brown-eyed gaze of the hugely endangered mountain gorilla whilst gorilla tracking in Africa. You must be prepared to trek for up to 6-7 arduous hours for the reward of an encounter with a 220kg ‘silverback’ but the anticipation is matched only by the euphoria after [...]

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Kate Bergh is co-founder of Cedarberg African Travel, a specialist tour operator for Southern and East Africa.

She heads up the South African office, having lived in South Africa since 1993. Her home looks up to the Cedarberg Mountains, where she enjoys hiking and cycling, when she’s not out discovering new places to visit, with her three children in tow. Kate has travelled extensively throughout the region to Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique and Zimbabwe as well as most areas of South Africa. She also loves history, meeting people and a good thriller...


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